Saturday, August 03, 2013

Those Kenai Girls are Bow-Dacious!

We had an awesome time down in Soldotna for our first workshop with the Kenai Peninsula Quilters, and other friends from all around the state.

During introductions, as people gave their names, and mentioned where they were from, there was a loud gasp of awe as one gal announce she was here all the way from Fairbanks, over 500 miles away.

Quilters take their passion SERIIOUSLY!  I love that!

Our day started with “The Anatomy of the 1/4” seam”  focusing on the reason that our 4 patches needed to measure the same size as our background connector units –if they are too small, skinny that seam down!

It wasn't long before we had everyone happily sewing away – some finding they did better with the black guide completely removed from their presser foot so they could SEE what they were doing and what a difference it makes.

The morning flew by quickly and it was lunch time before we knew it…take a look at this spread:

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The salmon dip was my favorite!

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See these pink tags?  GLUTEN FREE for me!
((No, I didn't eat the whole thing!!))

Thanks, Ladies!

I absolutely love seeing what different gadgets and things that enhance the entire quilting experience for quilters far and wide.  Take a look at this side table:

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Telescoping leg, fully adjustable!

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Here's the info for anyone interested, it’s called the Sew N Go!
((Do Not Over Tighten Bolt!!))

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Bow-Dacious is found my book Adventures with Leaders & Enders and can be ordered HERE!

If you can’t view the slide show on your mobile device, click the image below to be taken directly to the photo album.  Enjoy!
Bow-Dacious, Soldotna, AK 2013

Today we will be happily sewing away with crumbs, strings, and orphan blocks in my Love Shack workshop. It will be a fun day for sure.

Have a great weekend, Everyone!

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  1. Oh, you are making my mouth water......the salmon dip they make in Alaska is the best ever! Looks like so much fun.

  2. I had forgotten you were going to try gluten free - are you feeling better and find the diet working?

  3. It's no wonder to me that someone would drive 500 miles for your class. Probably not that many national quilting folks make it to Alaska. And of course, there would be gluten free for you! We quilters take care of each other.

  4. What a great looking bunch. That table of food, simply amazing! Fabulous colors in the blocks. Looks like a grand time was had by all. Enjoy the rest of the weekend!

  5. Wonderful slide show. Great idea by the lady that made a tablerunner ... learn the techniques, but don't gain another large UFO! Perfect :)

  6. We need to have the recipe for the Salmon dip.


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